_______________________________________________________________ |~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~| | | | Author: Sakura Yule | | Email: SakuraYule@hotmail.com | | Lost Odyssey | | For the Xbox 360 | | Backyard Battle FAQ | | Version 1.05 | |_______________________________________________________________| Sites permitted to host this guide o------------------------------------o | GameFAQS (www.gamefaqs.com)| | CheatCC (www.cheatcc.com)| | SuperCheats (www.supercheats.com)| | NeoSeeker (www.neoseeker.com)| | Cheat Planet (www.cheatplanet.com)| | Games Radar (www.gamesradar.com)| o------------------------------------o _ _ / \_________________________________________________________________________/ \ |~|~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~|~| | | Table of Contents | | |~|~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~|~| | | Section 01 - Updates [Update1] | | | | Section 02 - Introduction [SakuraY] | | | | Section 03 - The Backyard Lowdown [TBkYdLd] | | | | Section 04 - The Battles [FightMe] | | | | Section 05 - Last Words | | | | Copyright [CpyRght] | | | | Credits [Creds42] | | | | Final Words [Goodbye] | | | | | | | | | | | |~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~| | \_____________________________________________________________________________/ ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- =============================================================================== ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- |~|~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~|~| | | Updates - [Update1] | | |~|~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~|~| May 10th, 2008: Completion of FAQ May 12th, 2008: Fixed minor spelling errors, updated a minor part of the strategy section. Oct 18th, 2008: Fixed minor grammar errors, updated a strategy, cleaned up FAQ. Oct 24th, 2008: Updated strategy for Immortal One. Mar 28th, 2009: Fixed a few typos. Jun 06th, 2009: Made a format change; Various guide alterations. |~|~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~|~| | | Introduction - [SakuraY] | | |~|~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~|~| Hello, and welcome to my Backyard Battle FAQ. My name is Sakura, and I have created this FAQ for you to enhance your gaming experience. Please enjoy it to your heart's content. Any questions, comments, or critiques should be sent to the email provided at the top of the page. This guide is copyrighted to me, Sakura Yule, and is intended for private use only. Alteration of this guide is prohibited. Duplication and hosting of this guide is prohibited without my consent. Fan based sites will not be given hosting consent. |~|~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~|~| | | The Backyard Lowdown - [TBkYdLd] | | |~|~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~|~| Upon Reaching Disk 4, you will be allowed to access the Backyard in the abandoned apartment in Old Gohtza. The backyard battles are only accessible if you find "Magical Lock Keys" scattered throughout the world. Each key unlocks a new class of battles for you to challenge. Each battle has it's own enemies and it's own rules. Each battle also has it's own secret rule, which you must discover by finding secret documents, also scattered around the world, which provide secret information on each battle. For every battle you win, you will be awarded very nice prizes. Complete them all for complete mastery of this game. In each Backyard Battle, it is possible to earn up to 3 Stars. These stars are added up for you to exchange for prizes. The more stars you get, the better prizes you get, up to 60 Stars. There are secret conditions in each battle to earn more Stars. To Earn 1 Star-: Merely attempt a battle. You do not have to win; Just try. To Earn 2 Stars: Win the battle by meeting the Conditions set by the rules. To Earn 3 Stars: Win the battle while also meeting the secret condition. The prizes are as follows: Stars: 05 Stars: x4 Forbidden Explosives 10 Stars: Soul Medicine, or x3 Healing Tank, or x3 Mana Bottle 15 Stars: x6 Cape of Illusions 20 Stars: x20 Invisibility Potions 25 Stars: x3 Full Heals, or x3 Mana Prime, or Ambrosia 30 Stars: x10 Forbidden Explosives 35 Stars: x6 Cape of Illusions 40 Stars: x20 Invisibility Potions 45 Stars: x14 Forbidden Explosives 50 Stars: x7 Cape of Illusions 59 Stars: White Book 60 Stars: Siderite Sword, Siderite Ring To exchange your stars for prizes, talk to Gleg in the Backyard area. To learn of the secret conditions, talk to Zelen in the Backyard area. To fight in the Backyard Battles, talk to Bormis in the Backyard area. |~|~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~|~| | | The Battles - [FightMe] | | |~|~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~|~| =============================================================================== Light Class Unlock Battles: Get to Disk 4. Unlock Secrets: Defeat the Kelolon Battalion (battle #1) to obtain the --------------- "Backyard for Beginners" book. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Battle----------------: Here They Come! The Kelolon Battalion! The Information-------: Have you ever seen the Kelolon Battalion's combination? ----------------------- The guy at the front desk goes crazy for that sort of ----------------------- thing. Show it to him a few times and I bet he'll give ----------------------- you something for it. Condition for victory-: Defeat all enemies Your Task For 3 Stars-: Survive 4 or more Combination Attacks. Victory Prize---------: Backyard For Beginners 3 Star Prize----------: Slot Seed How to do it----------: Your goal is to survive through 4 Combination attacks ----------------------- and still manage to kill all of the Kelolons. Any and ----------------------- all defensive skills you have, you should use. Shield ----------------------- spells, Cover spells, Heal spells, Defense skills. Use ----------------------- any and all to survive. Once you have taken the 4 ----------------------- attacks, let loose on the Kelolons. Physical attacks ----------------------- and Gamble magic work fine. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Kelolon Associate - Backyard Battles Class------: Light Battle Name: The Kelolon Battalion HP: 1,540 Type: Kelolon Element: Water Enemy Skills: Combination, Powerus, Zephyra, Shieldus Susceptibility to Status Ailments: Immune to All. The Strategy: Your goal is to survive through 4 Combination attacks and still ------------- manage to kill all of the Kelolons. You must keep all of them ------------- alive so they can use the Combination attack. Once you survive ------------- them, wail your wrath on these silly little Kelolons. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Battle----------------: The Festival of Magic The Information-------: You aren't letting other enemies handle the dirty work ----------------------- for you, are you? It's not a true victory unless you ----------------------- defeat them all, you know. Condition for victory-: Up to two PCs (player characters) ----------------------- Defeat all enemies ----------------------- Attacks not allows ----------------------- Skills not allowed ----------------------- Items not allows Your Task For 3 Stars-: Defeat all enemies yourself, do not let them die by ----------------------- another enemy's attack. Victory Prize---------: x5 Mana Bottle 3 Star Prize----------: Slot Seed How to do it----------: You must defeat either the Kelo-Sisters or the Wise Man ----------------------- enemies very fast. Choose which to go after, that way, ----------------------- you get the kill instead of the other enemy. Once one ----------------------- type of enemy is defeated, go after the other, since ----------------------- they can no longer attack each other. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Wise Man - Backyard Battles Class------: Light Battle Name: The Festival of Magic HP: 770 Type: Magic Element: Water Enemy Skills: Groundus, Toxin, All-Seal, Windus Susceptibility to Status Ailments: Immune to All The Strategy: Earth Magic, Gamble -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Kelo-Sister - Backyard Battles Class------: Light Battle Name: The Festival of Magic HP: 770 Type: Kelolon Element: Water Enemy Skills: Aquaus, Jamming, Flarus, All-Paralysis, Shinus Susceptibility to Status Ailments: Immune to All The Strategy: Earth Magic, Gamble -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Battle----------------: Pure Gluttony The Information-------: The Explosive Bugs don't show their real power until ----------------------- they've eaten a few guys. Beating up weaker Explosive ----------------------- Bugs isn't any impressive feat. Condition for victory-: Kill both Explosive Bugs. Your Task For 3 Stars-: Let each Explosive Bug absorb 3 Magic Insects before ----------------------- killing them. Victory Prize---------: x10 Power Drink 3 Star Prize----------: Slot Seed How to do it----------: Let the Explosive Bugs absorb 3 Magic Insects each, ----------------------- then go in for the kill. Gamble is great, as are Rings ----------------------- and Physical attacks. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Explosive Bug - Backyard Battles Class------: Light Battle Name: Pure Gluttony HP: 4,110 Type: Organic Element: Wind Enemy Skills: Prey, Rampage Susceptibility to Status Ailments: Immune to All The Strategy: Wait until they absorb 3 insects each, and then let loose with ------------- magic and physical attacks until they bite the big one. Organic ------------- killer rings work fine. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Magic Insect - Backyard Battles Class------: Light Battle Name: Pure Gluttony HP: 1,120 Type: Organic Element: Wind Enemy Skills: Force, Appear Susceptibility to Status Ailments: Immune to All The Strategy: Don't even bother killing them. The explosive bugs will absorb ------------- them faster than you can damage them. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Battle----------------: Two Eyeballs The Information-------: There used to be a guy here who defeated 4 White Dogs. ----------------------- Set a record doing it too, I hear. Condition for victory-: Win within 10 turns ----------------------- Defeat the Evil Eye Your Task For 3 Stars-: Kill 5 White Dogs before killing the Evil Eye. Victory Prize---------: 5x Healing Potion 3 Star Prize----------: Slot Seed How to do it----------: Do not kill the Evil Eye. This will end the battle. Do ----------------------- not kill the Cyclops, this will stop White Dogs from ----------------------- being summoned. Just deal with the attacks, and keep ----------------------- killing White Dogs until you kill 5. Then go after the ----------------------- evil eye. If you want an easier time, kill the Cyclops ----------------------- to stop White Dogs from appearing after you kill 5. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Cyclops - Backyard Battles Class------: Light Battle Name: Two Eyeballs HP: 1,240 Type: Mechanical Element: None Enemy Skills: Alarm Lv 2 (Summon White Dog) Susceptibility to Status Ailments: Immune to All The Strategy: The only way to kill this foe is with Item; i.e., bombs. Wait ------------- until you defeat 5 White Dogs before you kill him through, as he ------------- is the only enemy who can summon more White Dogs for you to kill. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Evil Eye - Backyard Battles Class------: Light Battle Name: Two Eyeballs HP: 2,670 Type: Spirit Magic Element: None Enemy Skills: Stare (All-Petrify), Prismus, All-Powerus, All-Shieldus Susceptibility to Status Ailments: Vulnerable to Blind and Poison The Strategy: Make sure you have Anti-Petrify, or you will be stoned to death. ------------- Once you meet the 3 Star requirement and have killed off all ------------- other enemies, this guy is easy. Spirit Magic killer rings or ------------- physical attacks work fine. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- White Dog - Backyard Battles Class------: Light Battle Name: Two Eyeballs HP: 1,360 Type: Beast Element: None Enemy Skills: Attack may carry Paralysis effect. Susceptibility to Status Ailments: Immune to All The Strategy: Beast Killer Rings, Magic, Physical attacks; just wail on this ------------- dog until it yelps and dies. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Battle----------------: Puppet Master The Information-------: If they stay under outside control for too long, the ----------------------- magic will never fade away. save them as soon as you ----------------------- can, okay? Condition for victory-: Defeat the Puppet Masters ----------------------- Spare the Controlled Ones Your Task For 3 Stars-: Win within 10 Turns. Victory Prize---------: Slot Seed 3 Star Prize----------: 5x Poisonous Red Snake(s) How to do it----------: Gamble on the Puppet Masters until they reflect, then ----------------------- go in for the kill with Physical attacks. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Controlled One - Backyard Battles Class------: Light Battle Name: Puppet Master HP: 3,360 Type: None Element: None Enemy Skills: Attack may carry Seal effect Susceptibility to Status Ailments: Immune to All The Strategy: Don't kill this foe! You must let him live to win! -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Puppet Master - Backyard Battles Class------: Light Battle Name: Puppet Master HP: 770 Type: Magic Element: None Enemy Skills: Reflect, Attack may carry Dizzy effect Susceptibility to Status Ailments: Immune to All The Strategy: Gamble works nicely until they use Reflect, then physical ------------- attacks are the way to go. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- =============================================================================== Medium Class Unlock Battles: Find the Magical Lock Key in a chest near the back of the --------------- Secret Cave which leads to Gongora's Experiment Lab. Unlock Secrets: Defeat Generator in Gongora's Experiment Lab to obtain the --------------- "Backyard Weekly". -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Battle----------------: Poor Little Kelolon! The Information-------: Don't just save the Kelolon Papa, okay? Get the Mama, ----------------------- too. By the way, they both love water, so spray some ----------------------- on them now and again. Condition for victory-: Defeat all the Wild Balls ----------------------- Don't defeat the Kelolon Papa Your Task For 3 Stars-: Don't defeat the Kelolon Mama Victory Prize---------: 10x Kelo-Vitamin 3 Star Prize----------: Slot Seed How to do it----------: Fire spell on Wind Ball, Water spell on Fire Ball, Wind ----------------------- spell on Earth Ball. This is an easy win. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Kelolon Mama - Backyard Battles Class------: Medium Battle Name: Poor Little Kelolon! HP: 1,880 Type: Kelolon Element: Water Enemy Skills: Shieldus, Barricadus, Healus Susceptibility to Status Ailments: Immune to All The Strategy: Don't kill Mama! She needs to live for you to win 3 Stars! -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Kelolon Papa - Backyard Battles Class------: Medium Battle Name: Poor Little Kelolon! HP: 2,820 Type: Kelolon Element: Water Enemy Skills: Heal Susceptibility to Status Ailments: Permanently Poisoned, Immune to All others The Strategy: Don't kill Papa! He needs to live for you to win! -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Wild Earth Ball - Backyard Battles Class------: Medium Battle Name: Poor Little Kelolon! HP: 1,880 Type: Magic Element: Earth Enemy Skills: Grounda, All-Grounda Susceptibility to Status Ailments: Immune to All The Strategy: Wind spells. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Wild Fire Ball - Backyard Battles Class------: Medium Battle Name: Poor Little Kelolon! HP: 1,880 Type: Magic Element: Fire Enemy Skills: Flara, All-Flara Susceptibility to Status Ailments: Immune to All The Strategy: Water spells. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Wild Wind Ball - Backyard Battles Class------: Medium Battle Name: Poor Little Kelolon! HP: 1,880 Type: Magic Element: Wind Enemy Skills: Winda, All-Winda Susceptibility to Status Ailments: Immune to All The Strategy: Fire spells. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Battle----------------: Art of Inner Sight The Information-------: Even if you're blinded, you can still hear their wing ----------------------- beats. Try aiming for those first. Condition for victory-: Defeat all enemies ----------------------- Blind status ----------------------- Seal status Your Task For 3 Stars-: Kill the King Owl before killing any other enemies. Victory Prize---------: 10x Monster Bird's Plume 3 Star Prize----------: Slot Seed How to do it----------: Use Defense bypassing abilities such as Lucky GC ----------------------- ignore, or Break hit. These allow you to kill the owl ----------------------- fast and easily. Then go to town on the Insectors. ----------------------- Absorb Attack skill is good to have, as it allows you ----------------------- to survive the many attacks you will endure, being as ----------------------- you are blinded the entire battle, and will miss ----------------------- frequently. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Insector - Backyard Battles Class------: Medium Battle Name: Art of Inner Sight HP: 1,510 Type: Hardened Element: Earth Enemy Skills: Attack may inflict Terror, Virus, or Poison Susceptibility to Status Ailments: Immune to All The Strategy: Physical attacks work fine. Just because you're blinded, doesn't ------------- mean you will miss every time. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- King Owl - Backyard Battles Class------: Medium Battle Name: Art of Inner Sight HP: 1,830 Type: Aerial Element: Wind Enemy Skills: Forceus, Powerus, Dodger Susceptibility to Status Ailments: Immune to All The Strategy: Use Defense bypassing abilities such as Lucky GC ignore, or Break ------------- hit. These allow you to kill the owl fast and easily. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Battle----------------: Revenge! The Mantalas' Return! The Information-------: Make sure you beat them before everyone in your party ----------------------- gets KO'd. They've got a killer counterattack, so hit ----------------------- 'em with your magic instead. Condition for victory-: Defeat the Mantalas Your Task For 3 Stars-: You must not be KO'd during the battle. Victory Prize---------: 5x Cure-All 3 Star Prize----------: Slot Seed How to do it----------: This is easy, just don't die. That means kill them ----------------------- fast. A few well placed All-Earth spells will bring ----------------------- them down for the count. Organic Killer Rings if you ----------------------- are feeling risky. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Manta - Backyard Battles Class------: Medium Battle Name: The Mantalas' Return! HP: 960 Type: Organic Element: Water Enemy Skills: Attack may carry Blind, or Toxin effect, Counter Susceptibility to Status Ailments: The Strategy: Very easy enemy, but go with Earth magic, as they counter any ------------- physical attacks. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Mantalas - Backyard Battles Class------: Medium Battle Name: The Mantalas' Return! HP: 4,180 Type: Organic Element: Water Enemy Skills: Attack may carry Blind, or Toxin effect, Counter Susceptibility to Status Ailments: The Strategy: Very easy enemy, but go with Earth magic, as he counters any ------------- physical attacks. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Battle----------------: Against All Odds The Information-------: That guy doesn't use status ailments much in combo ----------------------- attacks. It'd be best to switch out your equipment for ----------------------- offense and defense. Don't do something cowardly like ----------------------- healing yourself with items or magic. That's ----------------------- borderline cheating. Condition for victory-: Tolten Only ----------------------- Defeat all enemies Your Task For 3 Stars-: Do not use Items or Magic Victory Prize---------: 3x Heal Full 3 Star Prize----------: Slot Seed How to do it----------: Equip the Antidote Brooch for immunity to Poison; ----------------------- equip a Ring that gives you Damage Up or Critical Up; ----------------------- equip your strongest sword; then go to town on the ----------------------- silly soldier. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Delinquent Soldier - Backyard Battles Class------: Medium Battle Name: Against All Odds HP: 4,110 Type: None Element: None Enemy Skills: Forcea, Force, Attack may carry Poison effect Susceptibility to Status Ailments: Immune to All The Strategy: Equip the Antidote Brooch for immunity to Poison; equip a Ring ------------- that gives you Damage Up or Critical Up; equip your strongest ------------- sword; then go to town on the silly soldier. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Battle----------------: Fireworks Night The Information-------: There's a way you can blow them all away at once, you ----------------------- know. Try roasting 'em with fire. Condition for victory-: Defeat all enemies Your Task For 3 Stars-: Win before the second turn is over. Victory Prize---------: 5x Flare Bomb 3 Star Prize----------: 5x Pandora's Box How to do it----------: Cast Flare on each of them during the first turn to ----------------------- cause them to Self-Destruct on the second turn. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Balloon - Backyard Battles Class------: Medium Battle Name: Fireworks Night HP: 1,370 Type: None Element: Fire Enemy Skills: Flarus, Flare Mine, Huge Explosion Susceptibility to Status Ailments: Immune to all The Strategy: Fire Magic for the win! -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- =============================================================================== Heavy Class Unlock Battles: Find the Magical Lock Key in a chest in the back of the Great --------------- Ancient Ruins (Astral Square). Unlock Secrets: Defeat Money-Money in the Terrace Cave (after a Money steals --------------- from you with the ability "Steal and Heal" to obtain the --------------- "Biography of Backyard". -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Battle----------------: Meat Eaters The Information-------: After a while, the boss will come out and start ----------------------- directing them. That's when the real battle begins, ----------------------- you could say. Condition for victory-: Up to 3 PCs (player characters) ----------------------- Defeat all enemies Your Task For 3 Stars-: Defeat the Raptor Boss Victory Prize---------: 3x Soul Medicine 3 Star Prize----------: Slot Seed How to do it----------: Just keep slowly killing the Raptors until the boss ----------------------- appears. Then All-Water magic will end the battle. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Raptor - Backyard Battles Class------: Heavy Battle Name: Meat Eaters HP: 1,000 Type: Beast Element: Fire Enemy Skills: Cry, Attack may inflict Toxin or Blind effect Susceptibility to Status Ailments: Immune to All The Strategy: Water Magic and Physical attacks will most these guys fast. Keep ------------- killing them until they Cry for the Raptor boss, then go for the ------------- big finale. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Raptor Boss - Backyard Battles Class------: Heavy Battle Name: Meat Eaters HP: 2,970 Type: Beast Element: Fire Enemy Skills: Attack may inflict Toxin or Blind effect Susceptibility to Status Ailments: Immune to All The Strategy: Just use Water Magic when he appears to kill him. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Battle----------------: A Germ of Annoyance The Information-------: Make sure you don't revive anyone who's KO'd. You can ----------------------- use Taunt to direct their attacks to you. Condition for victory-: Defeat all enemies ----------------------- Poison status ----------------------- Dizzy status ----------------------- Seal status Your Task For 3 Stars-: Do not revive any KO's party members. Victory Prize---------: Slot Seed 3 Star Prize----------: Ochre Earth Amulet (Ability: Earth Proof) How to do it----------: Since you can't control who you aim for, equip Defense ----------------------- Ignoring Abilities like break hit, or GC ignore. Use ----------------------- fighters, not spellcasters. Persistence will sometimes ----------------------- save you from death by Poison. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Acid Toad - Backyard Battles Class------: Heavy Battle Name: A Germ of Annoyance HP: n/a Type: n/a Element: n/a Enemy Skills: Squash Susceptibility to Status Ailments: Immune to All The Strategy: Since you can't control who you aim for, equip Defense Ignoring ------------- Abilities like break hit, or GC ignore. Use fighters, not ------------- spellcasters. Persistence will sometimes save you from death by ------------- Poison. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Experiment No. 42 - Backyard Battles Class------: Heavy Battle Name: A Germ of Annoyance HP: n/a Type: n/a Element: n/a Enemy Skills: It's attack may inflict random status ailments Susceptibility to Status Ailments: Immune to All The Strategy: Since you can't control who you aim for, equip Defense Ignoring ------------- Abilities like break hit, or GC ignore. Use fighters, not ------------- spellcasters. Persistence will sometimes save you from death by ------------- Poison. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Battle----------------: Shared Frontline The Information-------: Try to defeat as many of the spawned enemies as you ----------------------- can. It'll help you get on the front desk guy's good ----------------------- side. Condition for victory-: Defeat Eastern Sage Your Task For 3 Stars-: Defeat at least 15 Doll Queens first Victory Prize---------: 3x Mana Prime 3 Star Prize----------: Slot Seed How to do it----------: Have a lot of Anti-Status abilities; Those Generators ----------------------- have a whollup of nasty abilities to throw at you. ----------------------- Keep killing dolls until you kill 15, then kill the ----------------------- Neo-Generators. Go after the Eastern Sage last. If ----------------------- there are Zero Doll Queens on the battle field, the ----------------------- Neo Generator will, 100% of the time, in it's next ----------------------- turn, cast Create Doll, saving you from a Status frenzy ----------------------- of nasty ailments. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Doll Queen - Backyard Battles Class------: Heavy Battle Name: Shared Frontline HP: 1,130 Type: Magic Element: None Enemy Skills: Combo Strikes, Shockwave Susceptibility to Status Ailments: Immune to All The Strategy: Any spells or physical attacks take this foe down fast. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Eastern Sage - Backyard Battles Class------: Heavy Battle Name: Shared Frontline HP: 5,240 Type: Spirit Magic Element: None Enemy Skills: All-Mindus, All-Fall, All-Powerus, Shadowus Susceptibility to Status Ailments: Immune to All The Strategy: Defeat this foe last. He goes down easy with Physical attacks or ------------- Spirit Magic Killer Rings. Gamble works fine too. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Neo Generator - Backyard Battles Class------: Heavy Battle Name: Shared Frontline HP: 1,830 Type: Mechanical Element: None Enemy Skills: All-Seal, Prismus, Create Doll, Shinus, All-Poison, All-Paralysis Susceptibility to Status Ailments: Immune to All The Strategy: Physical attacks or Gamble Magic work fine. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Battle----------------: Enter Kelolon Commander! The Information-------: Knock off the boss of the group first. Striking the ----------------------- brains of the bunch, you know? That's Tactics 101, ----------------------- right there. Condition for victory-: Defeat all enemies Your Task For 3 Stars-: Defeat Kelo Brigadier first. Victory Prize---------: 10x Kelo-Oil 3 Star Prize----------: Slot Seed How to do it----------: Kill off the leader with GC ignoring abilities. Gamble ----------------------- works great here. Break Hit is good too. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Kelo Brigadier Captain - Backyard Battles Class------: Heavy Battle Name: Enter Kelolon Commander! HP: 6,780 Type: Kelolon Element: Water Enemy Skills: Multi-Slash, All-Powerus, All-Shieldus, All-Barricadus, ------------- Generatus, Zephyrus Susceptibility to Status Ailments: The Strategy: GC Ignoring abilities, Gamble Magic, Break Hit, any of the above. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Kelo-Ranger - Backyard Battles Class------: Heavy Battle Name: Enter Kelolon Commander! HP: 3,390 Type: Kelolon Element: Water Enemy Skills: Combination, Death Susceptibility to Status Ailments: The Strategy: Regular attacks work fine, just equip a Kelo Killer Ring. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Battle----------------: Absense of Immortals The Information-------: Now beat him without using any skills. You've gotten ----------------------- this far without 'em... I'm sure you're up to it. Condition for victory-: Jansen Required ----------------------- Cooke Required ----------------------- Mack Required ----------------------- Tolten Required ----------------------- Sed Required ----------------------- Defeat all enemies Your Task For 3 Stars-: Do not use any skills Victory Prize---------: 3x Godly Dragon Tears 3 Star Prize----------: Slot Seed How to do it----------: Physical attacks and magic. Just keep on wailing on him ----------------------- until he croaks. Do not use Skills! -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Dinozaoro -Backyard Battles Class------: Heavy Battle Name: Absense of Immortals HP: 34,080 Type: Organic Element: None Enemy Skills: Bind Voice (Formation Paralysis), Counter, Headbutt, Tail-Crush Susceptibility to Status Ailments: Immune to All The Strategy: Physical attacks and magic. Just keep on wailing on him until he ------------- croaks. Do not use Skills! -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- =============================================================================== Super Heavy Class Unlock Battles: Find the Magical Lock Key in a chest inside of the Temple of --------------- Enlightenment - Valley of Loneliness. Unlock Secrets: Defeat Sorcerer Fu in the Temple of Enlightenment to obtain --------------- "NEW BACKYARD JOURNAL". -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Battle----------------: Ah, Fireworks Forever! The Information-------: There ain't a man alive who can take those toxic ----------------------- explosions. If you can beat him without getting KO'd, ----------------------- you'll get something really nice. Condition for victory-: Defeat all enemies Your Task For 3 Stars-: Do not get KO'd at any point during the battle Victory Prize---------: 5x Goddess Medicine 3 Star Prize----------: Slot Seed How to do it----------: Have Anti-Poison and Absorb Fire or Fire Proof ----------------------- abilities. Flare magic on each of them, and they go ----------------------- down on the next turn. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Baballoon - Backyard Battle Class------: Super Heavy Battle Name: Ah, Fireworks Forever! HP: 5,760 Type: None Element: Fire Enemy Skills: Flarus, All-Flarus, Mindus, Huge Poison Explosion Susceptibility to Status Ailments: The Strategy: Fire Magic for the win! -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Battle----------------: Master Ring User The Information-------: Defeat what the soldier is protecting first and ----------------------- everyone here will love you for it. Status-ailment ----------------------- attacks work pretty well. Condition for victory-: Kaim Required (not to be confused with Kaim Only) ----------------------- Skills not allowed ----------------------- Spells not allowed ----------------------- Items not allowed ----------------------- Defeat Veteran Soldier Your Task For 3 Stars-: Defeat Subel the Hound first Victory Prize---------: 30x Healing Medicine 3 Star Prize----------: White Charm (Ability: Auto HP Recovery) How to do it----------: You could beat him by obeying his Ring Rules 8 times in ----------------------- a row, but that wont net you 3 stars. Poison Subel, ----------------------- wait until he dies, and then the real battle begins. Be ----------------------- careful, if you use the wrong Ring Rule 8 times in a ----------------------- row, he will kill you instantly with Annihilation. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Subel the Hound - Backyard Battles Class------: Super Heavy Battle Name: Master Ring User HP: 81,950 Type: Beast Element: None Enemy Skills: Susceptibility to Status Ailments: Vulnerable to Poison, Virus, and Toxin. The Strategy: Equip Status Ailment rings that cause Poison, virus, or best of ------------- all, Toxin. Lv 3 preferably. Hit perfect, and Subel will die ------------- in a few short turns. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Veteran Soldier Galis - Backyard Battles Class------: Super Heavy Battle Name: Master Ring User HP: 37,290 Type: None Element: None Enemy Skills: Order, Annihilation, Healus, Coverus, Shieldus, Powerus, Speeda, ------------- Fear, Prismus Susceptibility to Status Ailments: Immune to All The Strategy: This guy is hard. Immortals are your friends, since they can ------------- automatically revive after 2 turns. This guy will counter EVERY ------------- attack you throw at him with one of many annoying abilities. ------------- This fight is slow, and long, but just keep attacking him and he ------------- will go down eventually. Damage up and Critical up rings are key ------------- to doing more damage than he heals himself for. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Battle----------------: Manny Fever The Information-------: Your chances of striking a hit depend on the attack you ----------------------- use. He's got some hot skills, why not try using fire ----------------------- on him? Condition for victory-: Win within 10 turns ----------------------- Get 3 or more successful Coin Tosses Your Task For 3 Stars-: Get 10 or more successful Coin Tosses Victory Prize---------: Slot Seed 3 Star Prize----------: 5x Ruin Mask How to do it----------: Very easy, just use Slot hit to ensure a winning Coin ----------------------- toss every time! To obtain Slot Hit, talk to the man ----------------------- in the Northwest corner of the 10th floor of the ----------------------- abandoned apartment in Lowtown Gohtza. He will give ----------------------- you treasure hunt into. The prize is laying on the ----------------------- ground near the southwest exit. This item gives you ----------------------- slot hit. Fire spells work fine too, but aren't as ----------------------- predictable. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Money - Backyard Battles Class------: Super Heavy Battle Name: Manny Fever HP: 10,170 Type: None Element: Earth Enemy Skills: Coin Toss Susceptibility to Status Ailments: Immune to All The Strategy: Fire spells and Slot Hit. Once you get 10 successful coin tosses ------------- from them, wail on them with Physical attacks and/or Gamble. They ------------- hit hard, so use Damage up and Critical up Rings if you need. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Battle----------------: Kelolon Battalion Head The Information-------: Make sure you beat the boss before he escapes. He'll ----------------------- stay put if you Taunt him. Condition for victory-: Defeat all enemies Your Task For 3 Stars-: Defeat Kelo-Thus before he escapes Victory Prize---------: 5x Kelolon Heart 3 Star Prize----------: Slot Seed How to do it----------: Gamble on the boss, or GC Ignoring abilities until he ----------------------- is dead. Be quick! He flees after a few turns. Once ----------------------- he bites the big one, go after the little guys. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Kelo-Thug - Backyard Battles Class------: Super Heavy Battle Name: Kelolon Battalion Head HP: 2,320 Type: Kelolon Element: None Enemy Skills: Barricade, Shield, Heal Susceptibility to Status Ailments: Immune to All The Strategy: Gamble magic will make short work of him. GC Ignore abilities ------------- are fine, too, if you don't have Gamble. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Bodyguard - Backyard Battles Class------: Super Heavy Battle Name: Kelolon Battalion Head HP: 16,240 Type: Kelolon Element: None Enemy Skills: Kelolon Rush, Powerus Susceptibility to Status Ailments: Immune to All The Strategy: Physical attacks, Damage Up Rings, Critical Up Rings, Gamble -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- =============================================================================== Immortal Class Unlock Battles: Obtain 3 stars in every previous Backyard Battle. Unlock Secrets: Obtain 59 stars by earning 3 stars in every battle except the --------------- battle with Immortal One. Fight him and obtain 2 stars. Trade --------------- in your 59 stars to Gleg to obtain "White Book". -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Battle----------------: The Immortal The Information-------: I'd love to see how quickly you can defeat the ----------------------- strongest enemy. I want to see poetry in motion out ----------------------- there. Condition for victory-: Defeat all enemies Your Task For 3 Stars-: Defeat the immortal within 30 turns Victory Prize---------: Slot Seed 3 Star Prize----------: Quad-Element Seal (Ability: Absorb All Elements) How to do it----------: Learn the enemy's tactics, and strategize accordingly. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- Immortal One - Backyard Battles - BOSS Class------: Immortal One Battle Name: Immortal One HP: 175,000 Type: Aerial Element: Earth Where To Find: The Backyard in Gohtza When you can encounter: When you defeat all other backyard battles with 3 stars. --- Enemy Skill Breakdown Physical Attacks: Normal Physical Attack Magical Attacks: Shadowus, Shadowus x2 (When HP is reduced) Status Attacks: Cube, Sneeze, Quivering Sound Waves Counter Attacks: Physical Attack, All-Curse, Cube, Shadowus, Generatus, Leveler Counter Note: Immortal One will counter any attack with a Physical Attack , All-Curse, Cube, or Shadowus. This changes if you use the White Magic spell "Reflect". Once you use Reflect, any magic based attack will be countered by All-Curse, Cube, Generatus, or Leveler. The more HP he has lost, the higher chance of a counter. --- Susceptibility to Status Ailments: Immune to all. Preparation: To prepare for this battle, you really need to understand his ------------ attacks first, so lets go over them. His normal physical attack ------------ is pretty basic. He walks up to you and smacks you hard. He can ------------ also use this as a counterattack to any type of attack you use on ------------ him. Shadowus is a Dark Magic based attack which causes very high ------------ magical damage. This can be used as a counterattack to any type ------------ of attack. Cube is an ability that reduces your HP to Critical ------------ regardless of any defensive abilities that you have; It can not ------------ kill you. This can be used as a regular attack or as a counter to ------------ any type of attack. Sneeze is an ability that reduces your GC to ------------ zero. Anytime you have any GC, Immortal One has a high chance of ------------ using this. You may as well just have everyone in the front row, ------------ because GC will be useless in the battle. Quivering Sound Waves ------------ is an ability that reverses all powerups you have put on yourself, ------------ for example if you use Powerus and Immortal one casts said ability ------------ on you, your strength would actually go down instead of up. Avoid ------------ using beneficial powerups like Powerus or Mindus. Generatus is ok ------------ to use as there is no counterability to it. All-Curse is only ------------ used as a counter to magic based attacks. Curse inflicts a random ------------ status ailment at the end of the turn. This is easily remedied by ------------ equipping Anti-Curse or Ailment Resistance. Generatus is a spell ------------ that Immortal One will only use as a counter to attacks, and he ------------ will only use it if you cast reflect on yourself. In the case that ------------ you choose to do this, you will not see Shadowus for the rest of ------------ the battle, you will see Generatus, which heals for 30,000+ HP per ------------ turn, as well as leveler, which can damage you greatly, even with ------------ high levels and high magic defense. This is not a good ------------ combination to see, so to avoid Generatus and Leveler, do not cast ------------ Reflect (unless you want a challenge). ------------ Lets look at the skills we need to survive this battle, shall we? ------------ ------------ Please keep my Skill / Ability FAQ handy for this next part: ------------ http://www.gamefaqs.com/console/xbox360/file/928334/54333 ------------ ------------ This section is for your Immortals. You should use all four. ------------ Slot +10, Slot +5: These allow you to equip a lot of skills. ------------ Persistence: This allows you to sometimes survive a fatal blow. ------------ Instead of the enemy killing you, Persistence kicks in and brings ------------ your HP back up to 1. ------------ Absorb Attack: This allows you to sometimes absorb Immortal One's ------------ physical attacks. ------------ Absorb Magic: This allows you to sometimes absorb any of the ------------ Immortal One's other magical attacks. ------------ Lucky 0 Magic Damage: This allows you to sometimes takes 0 damage ------------ from a magical attack. ------------ Anti-Curse / Ailment Resistance: These allow you to not be Cursed ------------ by status ailments when Immortal one uses Anti-Curse. ------------ Weapon Guard (1 or 2): This allows you to sometimes take 0 damage ------------ from Immortal One's physical attack. ------------ Depending on how many Slot Seeds you have found, you may or may ------------ not have any extra Skill Slots available. It is advisable to find ------------ as many as you can to maximize your skill repertoire. These 6 ------------ skills are the main defensive skills you need. There are others, ------------ but lets focus on offensive skills that you need now, and we'll ------------ fill the rest of your slots with other abilities once you have the ------------ main ones filled. ------------ Reduce Casting Time 2: Learn this from Cooke, equip it. ------------ Double-Cast: Learn this from Jansen. ------------ With these 2 abilities, you can cast Divide and Reversa very ------------ quickly. If you don't have these two abilities, go get them from ------------ King Kelolon (Divide) and Treasure Hunt #15 (Reversa). ------------ Lv 8 White Magic: To cast Divide. ------------ Lv 8 Spirit Magic: To cast Reversa. ------------ Divide takes your current HP, and divides that number between the ------------ number of enemies you are facing and damages them all equally. ------------ Since there is only one enemy in this battle, Divide will do full ------------ damage, equally your current HP. Reversa damages one enemy based ------------ on how much HP you have lost. Example: If you Max HP is 9,999 and ------------ you only have 2,000 left, then the game sees that you have lost ------------ 7,999 HP, and this (7,999) will be the damage done to the enemy. ------------ These 10 abilities are the base for your assault. If you have any ------------ extra slots, start filling them with these abilities in this order ------------ of importance: Auto-HP Recovery, Crisis Defense, Critical Heal, MP ------------ Conservation or Auto-MP Recovery, Crisis Prayer, Auto Shield, Auto ------------ Barrier, Crisis Concentration, HP Max Up 4, HP Max Up 3, Magic ------------ Defense Boost 1, Magic Defense Boost 2. If you still have any ------------ slots left over after this, fill them with the other Crisis or ------------ Critical skills. ------------ You now must choose a Mortal to join your party as you must have 5 ------------ party members. Sed is an excellent choice with his 3 Accessory ------------ skill. Stick him with Angel Guard (Ailment Resistance), White ------------ Charm (Auto-HP Recovery), and Talisman (Absorb Magic), he can be ------------ of help quite often in the first half of the battle. Remember, ------------ Sed can use 2 items per turn. This can really save your butt. ------------ Check your weapons and rings if you're going to be attacking, ------------ though I advise magic (divide/reversa) only. Atmosphere Ring is ------------ the best ring you can use against Immortal One. Make it from the ------------ ringmaker. Are you ready? Lets go! The Strategy: Remember throughout this entire battle, if you are hurting, take ------------- a moment to get healed up. The main point of damage in this ------------- battle is Immortal One's countering ability. The more HP you ------------- take off of him, the higher chance he has of countering you. ------------- Towards the end of the battle, he will counter almost everything ------------- you throw at him. While it may seem like he is getting 10+ turns ------------- per actual turn, remember, the main damage you are incurring is ------------- from counters. Take a turn to heal if you need it, this battle ------------- is still very possible to beat in 30 turns. If you don't attack, ------------- he will only attack you once. (Shadowus x2 is the exception). ------------- Start off the battle by casting Divide x2 with all characters. ------------- Your Mortal can do whatever he/she wants. Starting on the second ------------- turn, follow this strategy: If your HP is above 66%, double-cast ------------- Divide. If you HP is between 33% and 66%, double-cast Zephyrus / ------------- Divide. If your HP is below 33%, double-cast Reversa / Zephyrus. ------------- These 3 double-cast combinations assure maximum damage output ------------- while keeping you healed. If all of your characters are in ------------- Critical (very low) HP and Immortal one is < 50% HP, stop; Take a ------------- turn to have everyone cast healing abilities. If he uses his ------------- Shadowus x2 at that time, you could face instant-death. A few ------------- other words of advise: Physically attacking is not a good idea. ------------- He counters physicals just like any other attack, but you will do ------------- barely any damage compared to Divide/Reversa. Normal magic has ------------- little to no effect on Immortal One. Divide, Reversa, and Gamble ------------- are the only abilities that ignore Defense, thus the only ones ------------- that should be used; Don't use Gamble though, that ability is a ------------- waste of time in this battle. If you have some Composite Magic, ------------- you can cast Wind-Bound to put a protective Wind Shield around ------------- everyone so that Immortal One damages himself when he Physically ------------- attacks you. ------------- If you choose to go the Physical way, equip Kaim, Seth, and Sed ------------- with Atmosphere Rings, and try to nail perfects every turn. Have ------------- Ming and Sarah constantly healing and rebuffing with Powerus, ------------- Generatus, and Zephyrus. This way is slower and more dangerous, ------------- but still possible. The same defensive skill setup as the first ------------- strategy is suggested. Achilles’ heel: Divide/Reversa -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- |~|~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~|~| |~|~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~|~| | | Copyright - [CpyRght] | | |~|~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~|~| This document is Copyright (c) 2009 Sakura Yule. This FAQ was written for the intended purpose of aiding people for no cost, any intention of selling this guide is strictly prohibited and will be dealt with. 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